Ayse Duzkan standing outside the Istanbul Prosecutor's Office

Turkey: Free Ayşe Düzkan

Writer, journalist and publisher Ayşe Düzkan is serving an 18-month prison sentence for ‘making propaganda for a terrorist organisation’. She is one of 56 journalists and activists who took… More

2019 Freedom To Write honorees Eman al-Nafjan and Loujain al-Hathloul

DARE: 3 Saudi rights activists temporarily released

Three Saudi women's rights activists have been released, including 2019/PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award honoree Eman Al-Nafjan (see PEN America's reaction here, and find out more about Al-Nafjan, as… More

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan | Status: Convicted | Turkey

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan were arrested in September 2016, as part of a wave of arrests of thinkers, writers, and journalists following the 2016 failed coup. More